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Blake Griffin

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Power Forward Age: 31 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009 College: Oklahoma Agent(s): Samuel Goldfeder ()

Pistons – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Blake Griffin signed a 5 year / $171,174,820 contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, including $171,174,820 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $34,234,964. In 2019-20, Griffin will earn a base salary of $34,234,964, while carrying a cap hit of $34,449,964 and a dead cap value of $34,449,964.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $171,174,820
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $34,234,964
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Trade Kicker Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017-18 Contract details by year 28 $29,512,900 $215,000 $29,727,900 $29,727,900 $12,005,247($12,005,247)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 29 $31,873,932 $215,000 $32,088,932 $32,088,932 $32,088,932($44,094,179)
    2019-20 Contract details by year 30 $34,234,964 $215,000 $34,449,964 $34,449,964 $34,449,964($78,544,143)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 31 $36,595,996 $215,000 $36,810,996 $36,810,996 $36,810,996($115,355,139)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 32 $38,957,028 - $38,957,028 $38,957,028 $38,957,028($154,312,167)
    2022 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 15% Trade Kicker (Activated with DET-LAC trade, $860k)
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $18,367,653
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $18,367,653
    Year   Age Base Salary Trade Kicker Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017-18 Contract details by year 28 $17,507,653 $860,000 - - $18,367,653($18,367,653)

     

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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Blake Griffin, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $4,983,430 - - - $4,983,430
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $5,357,280 - - - $5,357,280
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (2ND) $4,612,820 - - - $4,612,820
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (2ND) $7,226,892 - - - $7,226,892
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (2ND) $16,441,500 - - - $16,441,500
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (3RD) $17,674,613 - - - $17,674,613
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $18,907,725 - - - $18,907,725
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $20,140,838 - - - $20,140,838
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $12,005,247 - - - $12,005,247
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $17,507,653 - - $860,000 $18,367,653
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings ALL-NBA (3RD) $31,873,932 - - $215,000 $32,088,932
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $34,234,964 - - $215,000 $34,449,964
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $190,966,894 - - $1,290,000 $192,256,894
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $36,595,996 - - - $36,810,996
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $38,957,028 - - - $38,957,028
    $266,519,918 - - - $268,024,918
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $112,852,751 - - $860,000 $113,712,751
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $78,114,143 - - $430,000 $78,544,143
  • Transactions

    Jan 22 2020Detroit (DET) has been granted $9.258 million Disabled Player Exception due to projected season-ending injury
    Jan 10 2020Detroit (DET) has applied for $9.258 million Disabled Player Exception due to projected season-ending injury
    Dec 23 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DET game
    Dec 18 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-DET game
    Dec 4 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-DET game
    Apr 7 2019Fined $4,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    Mar 21 2019Fined $4,000 for technical foul during DET-PHX game
    Mar 11 2019Fined $4,000 for technical foul during DET-BKN game
    Feb 25 2019Fined $4,000 for technical foul during IND-DET game
    Feb 22 2019Fined $4,000 for ejection from DET-ATL game
    Feb 22 2019Fined $6,000 for two technical fouls during DET-ATL game
    Jan 21 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DET-WAS game
    Jan 19 2019Fined $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-DET game
    Jan 17 2019Fined $15,000 for verbal abuse of a game official during UTH-DET game
    Dec 15 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-DET game
    Dec 7 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DET game
    Nov 30 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-DET game
    Nov 11 2018Fined $2,000 for ejection from CHA-DET game
    Nov 11 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    Nov 7 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-ORL game
    Nov 5 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DET game
    Mar 26 2018Fined $4,000 for technical foul during LAL-DET game
    Mar 5 2018Fined $4,000 for technical foul during DET-CLE game
    Mar 2 2018Fined $4,000 for technical foul during DET-ORL game
    Feb 26 2018Fined $4,000 for technical foul during DET-TOR game
    Feb 25 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DET-CHA game
    Feb 11 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DET-ATL game
    Feb 9 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DET game
    Feb 7 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during BKN-DET game
    Jan 29 2018Traded to Detroit (DET) from Los Angeles (LAC) with Brice Johnson and Willie Reed for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, 2018 1st round pick [top-4 protected] and 2019 2nd round pick (#56 - traded)
    Jan 24 2018Fined $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    Jan 22 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    Jan 15 2018Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from HOU-LAC game
    Jan 15 2018Fined $4,000 for two technical foul during HOU-LAC game
    Nov 20 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-NYK game
    Nov 5 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game
    Jul 17 2017Signed a 5 year $171.2 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Jun 23 2017Exercised Early Termination Option with Los Angeles (LAC) declining $21.4 million for 2017-18
    Apr 18 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-BOS game (playoff)
    Mar 29 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-LAC game
    Mar 21 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-LAL game
    Mar 8 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    Mar 3 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIL game
    Dec 7 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game
    Feb 9 2016Suspended 4 games (forfeit $859,442, 5 games pay) for punching a team equipment manager
    Dec 19 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game
    Dec 10 2015Fined $2,000 for ejection from LAC-CHI game
    Nov 30 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during POR-LAC game
    Nov 24 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    Nov 12 2015Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during LAC-PHX game
    Nov 12 2015Fined $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-PHX game
    Nov 11 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game
    Oct 29 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    Apr 11 2015Fined $4,000 for technical foul during MEM-LAC game
    Mar 15 2015Fined $4,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game
    Feb 6 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-TOR game
    Jan 28 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-UTH game
    Jan 7 2015Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAL-LAC game
    Dec 29 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game
    Dec 27 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during TOR-LAC game
    Dec 25 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    Dec 8 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAC game
    Dec 1 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    Nov 29 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-UTH game
    Nov 19 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-ORL game
    Apr 15 2014Fined $5,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    Apr 9 2014Fined $4,000 for technical foul during OKC-LAC game
    Mar 27 2014Fined $4,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game
    Feb 21 2014Fined $4,000 for technical foul during LAC-MEM game
    Feb 18 2014Fined $4,000 for technical foul during SAS-LAC game
    Jan 27 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIL game
    Jan 20 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DET game
    Jan 17 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-NYK game
    Jan 15 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    Jan 8 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-LAC game
    Dec 25 2013Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-GSW game
    Dec 25 2013Fined $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game
    Dec 7 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game
    Nov 29 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-SAC game
    Nov 23 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-LAC game
    Nov 13 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game
    Oct 31 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    Nov 7 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-LAC game
    Nov 3 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    Oct 31 2012Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-LAC game
    Jul 11 2012Signed a 5 year $94.5 million maximum rookie scale extension with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Jun 14 2011Los Angeles (LAC) exercised $7.22 million option for 2012-2013
    Sep 28 2010Los Angeles (LAC) exercised $5.73 million option for 2011-2012
    Jul 8 2009Signed a 2 year $10.34 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Jun 25 2009Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Blake Griffin, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/23/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DET game
    12/18/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during TOR-DET game
    12/04/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-DET game
    04/07/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    03/21/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during DET-PHX game
    03/11/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during DET-BKN game
    02/25/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during IND-DET game
    02/22/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $6,000 for two technical fouls during DET-ATL game
    02/22/2019 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection from DET-ATL game
    01/21/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DET-WAS game
    01/19/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-DET game
    01/17/2019 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $15,000 for verbal abuse of a game official during UTH-DET game
    12/15/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-DET game
    12/07/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHI-DET game
    11/30/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-DET game
    11/11/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHA-DET game
    11/11/2018 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from CHA-DET game
    11/07/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-ORL game
    11/05/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-DET game
    03/26/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during LAL-DET game
    03/05/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during DET-CLE game
    03/02/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during DET-ORL game
    02/26/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during DET-TOR game
    02/25/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DET-CHA game
    02/11/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DET-ATL game
    02/09/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DET game
    02/07/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during BKN-DET game
    01/24/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    01/22/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    01/15/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical foul during HOU-LAC game
    01/15/2018 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from HOU-LAC game
    11/20/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-NYK game
    11/05/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIA-LAC game
    04/18/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-BOS game (playoff)
    03/29/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during WAS-LAC game
    03/21/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-LAL game
    03/08/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIN game
    03/03/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIL game
    12/07/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game
    02/09/2016 Player contract details by year Off-court/Off-field Violation 4 games $859,442 for punching a team equipment manager (docked 5 games pay)
    12/19/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-HOU game
    12/10/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from LAC-CHI game
    11/30/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during POR-LAC game
    11/24/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DEN game
    11/12/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during LAC-PHX game
    11/12/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $4,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from LAC-PHX game
    11/11/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game
    10/29/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    04/11/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during MEM-LAC game
    03/15/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during HOU-LAC game
    02/06/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-TOR game
    01/28/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-UTH game
    01/07/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAL-LAC game
    12/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during UTH-LAC game
    12/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during TOR-LAC game
    12/25/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    12/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAC game
    12/01/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    11/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-UTH game
    11/19/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-ORL game
    04/15/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $5,000 for technical foul during DEN-LAC game
    04/09/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during OKC-LAC game
    03/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during LAC-DAL game
    03/06/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during LAC-LAL game
    02/18/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during SAS-LAC game
    01/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for technical foul during WAS-LAC game
    01/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-MIL game
    01/20/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-DET game
    01/15/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during DAL-LAC game
    01/08/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during BOS-LAC game
    12/25/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during LAC-GSW game
    12/25/2013 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from LAC-GSW game
    12/07/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-CLE game
    11/29/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-SAC game
    11/23/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-LAC game
    11/13/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAC-OKC game
    10/31/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    05/03/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul in LAC-MEM game (playoff)
    04/30/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul in MEM-LAC game (playoff)
    04/25/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul in LAC-MEM game (playoff)
    11/07/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAS-LAC game
    11/03/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-LAC game
    10/31/2012 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MEM-LAC game
    4 $1,102,442
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 DET 18 1.58 0.352 0.243 0.776 0.94 3.72 4.67 3.28 0.39 0.39 2.22 15.50 25.35
    2018 DET 75 0.47 0.462 0.362 0.753 1.33 6.20 7.53 5.36 0.69 0.37 3.37 24.55 40.39
    2017 DET 58 0.59 0.438 0.345 0.785 1.26 6.12 7.38 5.76 0.71 0.31 2.86 21.41 38.08
    2016 LAC 61 0.56 0.493 0.336 0.760 1.82 6.31 8.13 4.92 0.95 0.38 2.31 21.57 39.05
    2015 LAC 35 0.96 0.498 0.333 0.727 1.49 6.91 8.40 4.86 0.80 0.49 2.37 21.40 38.97
    2014 LAL 67 0.52 0.502 0.400 0.728 1.88 5.70 7.58 5.28 0.94 0.52 2.27 21.93 39.61
    2013 LAL 79 0.45 0.528 0.273 0.713 2.42 7.08 9.49 3.86 1.16 0.63 2.84 24.13 42.07
    2012 LAL 77 0.43 0.540 0.192 0.662 2.31 5.95 8.26 3.74 1.23 0.64 2.32 18.17 35.11
    2011 LAL 67 0.54 0.551 0.133 0.529 3.18 7.52 10.70 3.25 0.87 0.70 2.25 20.81 39.41
    2010 LAL 55 0.69 0.512 0.462 0.629 3.71 8.78 12.49 3.58 0.64 0.56 2.78 22.55 42.53
    Totals 592 34.70 0.499 0.336 0.696 2.14 6.59 8.72 4.44 0.89 0.52 2.60 21.68 39.02